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Data breaches expose personal and medical information of thousands of patients
 

Data breaches expose personal and medical information of thousands of patients

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Being able to request and receive information online has simplified our lives. However, the increasing use of this service also means that there is an increase risk of personal information being stolen.
 
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15 Dec 2016 - General
 
Apps were meant to make doctors more accessible to patients. However, one of the drawbacks is the potential for confidential information pertaining to patient's identification, diagnosis, and treatment to be leaked. This is a major issue especial...
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This is one of the problem with health information technology. Patient privacy and confidentiality can be unduly breached by unknown parties. There is no such thing as a perfect internet security system because interested third parties who might want...
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Awww. Too bad for those patients who experienced to be maltreated and misjudged by other people. It is not their fault for being vulnerable in the eyes of everyone. This only means that those company who offers this kind of application must secure th...
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The incidences of data and security breach in healthcare are increasing and this is a sad news. Personal health information should be kept confidential and breaches in security like this case are mostly done for some amount of ransom. I think strict ...
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Online portals for sharing of patient information, has enabled greater communication between healthcare professionals and accountability as well. Prescriptions can be cross-checked without having to meet face-to-face, and comments can be easily typed...
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Online platform is very useful and efficient way of connection between doctor and physician. It allows patients and physicians to connect for diagnostic and even prescription purpose. But as demonstrated in post that data breeches in one medical app ...
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